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William John Thompson

  • Service number
    WWII 73760 AWMM
  • Also known as
    Frederick Walter Brown Williams AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
  • War
Headstone of Pte James Muir CAMERON 3/761. Andersons Bay Memorial Cemetery, Dunedin City Council, Block S, Plot MP. Image kindly provided by Allan Steel CC-BY 4.0.

Headstone of Pte James Muir CAMERON 3/761. Andersons Bay Memorial Cemetery, Dunedin City Council, Bl …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    William John AWMM
  • Surname
    Thompson AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Frederick Walter Brown Williams AWMM
  • Service number
    WWII 73760 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    • WW2 Pre 1942 AWMM Paremoremo R.D., Albany AWMM
    • WW2 Pre 1942 AWMM Paremoremo R.D., Albany AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • WW2 Mrs. M.L. Thompson, Paremoremo R.D., Albany (m) AWMM
    • WW2 Mrs. M.L. Thompson, Paremoremo R.D., Albany (m) AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWII 73760 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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Death

About death

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  • Death
    4 September 1918 Allan Steel Cemetery Project
    Age 30 AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Andersons Bay Memorial Cemetery, Dunedin City Council AWMM Block S, Plot MP AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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  • Documents
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1942). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 8 (Embarkations from 1st April, 1942 to 30th June, 1942). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      p.42 AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 9 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1942 to 31st December, 1942). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      p.395 AWMM
    • This record was partially compiled from data kindly provided by Allan Steel Cemetery Project (2020) AWMM

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